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US hopeful of resolving nuclear liability issue with India

The US is hopeful of resolving the contentious nuclear liability issue with India so that the process of implementation of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal can be accelerated, Richard Verma, the nominee for US Ambassador to India, has told Senators.

Opposition criticises UPA Govt for clearing contentious nuke liability bill

India is making a last-minute push to close a nuclear deal in time for a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

‘Utmost care and consideration’ for Indian consumers, assures Khurshid on n-liability bill

Khurshid reiterated that there was no question of going back on the Parliament’s stand, and that negotiations with the United States of America were a two-way street.

Rafale deal not to be inked during visit of French Prez

The contract between India and France on sale of Rafale fighter aircraft will not be signed during the visit of French President Francois Hollande this week.

Needless debate on N-liability: Former AEC chiefs

Mired in controversy, the
implementation rules of the nuclear liability law have found
support from two former Atomic Energy Commission chairmen.

‘N-liability rules best in current situation’

Former Atomic Energy
Commission Anil Kakodkar on Wednesday said the measures have been
debated enough and it was time the industry moved on with it.

Take steps on N-liability bill: US to India

State Departments spokesperson said the agenda of the Clinton-Krishna meeting in New York was very strong, very rich and very vigorous.

‘Ensure N-liability regime conforms with CSC’

US Secretary of State Hillary
Clinton has urged External Affairs Minister S M Krishna to
ensure that India`s nuclear liability regime conforms with the
Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear damage.

`No surmountable problem in Nuke liability bill`

National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon has said New Delhi hopes to finish the work on implementation of Indo-US civilian nuclear bill before the visit of President Barack Obama and then start commercial negotiations.

US for changes in Nuclear Liability Bill

US wants India to make some changes in the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill.

Impact of nuclear liability bill unknown: IEA

India`s move to bring in supplier liability could have an impact on its nuclear programme but the actual outcome is still unknown, an official of the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

Take opposition into confidence on N-Bill: NCP tells govt

Sharad Pawar`s NCP, a key partner
in the government, on Tuesday said that the nuclear liability bill
should be passed by taking the opposition parties into

N-liability bill changes tough, no supplier will come: NPCIL

NPCIL said the provisions of Clause 17 (b) in the bill are "neither practical nor implementable".

Nuke bill: Left, BJP slam Govt for amendments

The opposition parties have slammed the govt for ammending the draft of the Nuke Bill.

Nuclear liability bill work in progress: Congress

As the amendments to the nuclear
liability bill triggered a fresh political storm, the Congress
today said the government was open to take opposition concerns
onboard to build the widest possible consensus on the matter.

N-bill amendments: BJP closely examining proposed draft

BJP said there seems to be a deviation from text and it was closely examining the proposed draft.

Cabinet to consider amendments in nuke liability bill

The amendments suggested by the
Parliamentary Standing Committee on nuclear liability bill are
expected to be considered by the Union Cabinet tomorrow.

Consensus on N-liability bill in sight?

The nuclear liability bill is likely to be tabled in Parliament on Wednesday.

Nuclear liability bill headed for further delays

The controversial nuclear
liability bill is headed for further delay in view of lack of
consensus in the Parliamentary panel which is examining it.

Monsoon Session set for stormy start

59 bills are listed for consideration during the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning today.